NYS Sales Tax Collection Up in Tioga, down in Broome

Local sales tax collections in New York State totaled $4.8 billion in the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 6.3 percent over the third quarter of 2018. This growth was stronger than in either of the first two quarters of the year.

Broome 3rd Quarter Drug Deaths Down after March Spike

Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell released drug overdose death data Tuesday for the third quarter of 2019. Nine deaths have been confirmed.Third quarter overdose deaths by year: • 2019: 9 • 2018: 9 • 2017: 13 • 2016: 24Historically the summer months see the highest number... Read More.